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You’ll Be Licking Your Fingers: The Javed Nihari Review

Javed Nihari is the place to fill you up without compromising flavor. The food has the highest quality, and so does the service! You won't have to worry about a parking spot since there will always be one available.

Written By Hafsa Sheikh

Hafsa Sheikh

Food Critic

I’m Hafsa Sheikh, a fearless food critic extraordinaire! My insatiable hunger for exceptional cuisine has led me to explore some of Pakistan’s most renowned restaurants and hidden eateries.

You can call me a foodie adventurer, blazing a trail through the culinary wilderness of Pakistani food, Fast Food, Chinese delicacies, Continental delights, and the wonderful realm of beverages. Just so you don't have to!

With my fork as my compass and my stomach as my guide, I’ve discovered some of the country’s most delectable delights. Join me on this journey, and get ready for a wild ride!

Updated Jun 20, 2023

Editor’s Rating


What we don’t like

  • Not suitable for families

Still, trying to figure out where the best Nihari is made? We’ve got you covered.

Try the Javed Nihari restaurant.

This eatery is known for its delectable Nihari and does not disappoint! You can find the restaurant on Dastagir Road in Federal B Area.

So, next time you’re in the mood for some delicious Nihari, check out Javed Nihari. You won’t regret it!

Food: A Swirl Of Flavors

The Maghaz Nihari was rich and flavourful. The curry was thick and hearty. A perfect balance of spices made it neither too spicy nor too bland. The beef brain cooked perfectly – tender and easy to eat.

The Chicken Biryani at Javed Nihari was mouth-watering. The chicken was perfectly cooked, and the rice was fluffy and fragrant. The spices and herbs in the dish gave it a unique flavor that left me wanting more.

The Taftan soaked up all the delicious flavors of the dish.

The Rabri was a great dish! It had a rich, creamy texture with the perfect level of sweetness. The meal filled me up and left me feeling satisfied.

Price: No Complaints

Disclaimer: The prices quoted below are subject to change. The current prices are dated 14 October 2022. (As per the official FaceBook page).

I went with my cousins to have dinner. There were 5 of us in total. Our cumulative order was:

  • Maghaz Nihari (Full): PKR 1000
  • Chicken Biryani (3): PKR 200/plate
  • Taftan(10): PKR  100
  • Rabri (Half): PKR 400

The total cost of our order came to PKR 2100. The price was quite reasonable, especially given the quantity and quality of the food. My cousins agreed with me, and we all left satisfied with our meal.

Service: Customer-Friendly

The service at Javed Nihari was prompt and efficient. The server took our order quickly and the food arrived soon after. The staff were friendly and accommodating.

Overall, we had a great experience!

Ambiance: Great Place To Hang Out

The restaurant was pretty busy when we visited but it wasn’t too noisy or cramped. We could converse without feeling like we were shouting over the noise. The atmosphere was comfortable.

You don’t have to dress up to enjoy a good meal here. The ambiance is casual and relaxed. This makes it perfect for family-friendly restaurants. Plus, there’s plenty of parking available!

The restaurant is clean and well-lit. There is ample seating so you can immediately go to a table.

Honorable Mentions: Mouth-Watering

Javed Nihari’s Daal Gosht is an aromatic, filling dish that will leave you wanting more. The beef is cooked until it practically melts in your mouth, and the gravy surrounding it is both thick and savory. 

Delicious green lentils are added for creaminess and texture, and the whole meal is topped with fresh cilantro for extra flavor. All the ingredients come together perfectly in this delectable dish worthy of being ordered repeatedly!

Final Verdict:

At Javed Nihari, you’ll be able to order a filling meal that’s also flavorful. The food is top-notch, and so is the service! You’re bound to find something tasty on the menu whether you love Nihari, Biryani, or something else. 

Plus, parking won’t be an issue since there’s plenty of space available. 

So if you’re looking for an enjoyable dining experience with good food and great service next time you’re hungry, make sure to go to Javed Nihari!

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